Beds are overrated. They’re scam.

Many years ago, when I was doing better financially, we bought a king-size bed at Bed, Bath and Beyond. It cost around two or three thousand dollars. For a couple of years, it lived in our condo in downtown Miami that we rented out. Then we sold the apartment and arranged for the movers to ship our bed to our home in Russia. On its journey, it got stuck at some port. It was in one of the Baltic countries. I forget the details. We had a conflict with the moving company.

We eventually got our bed. Then we moved it back to the US when we left Russia in 2013. This bed was…



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Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day.